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* DarknessEqualsDeath: Defied. In night stages, you must turn the headlights on in order to prevent crashes!



* RaceAgainstTheClock: Like many other Sega's racing games, the time is your true enemy. If it runs out, [[Main/GameOver your game is over]]; unlike ''VideoGame/OutRun'', you can do continuous plays.

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* RaceAgainstTheClock: Like many other Sega's racing games, the time is your true enemy. If it runs out, [[Main/GameOver your game is over]]; unlike in ''VideoGame/OutRun'', you can do continuous plays.plays in the Arcade versions.


* PopGoesTheHuman: If you make it to the end of the grand prix, the policeman will burst like a balloon, revealing a bikini-clad "Race Queen" underneath.

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* PopGoesTheHuman: PopGoesTheHuman[=/=]SoProudOfYou: If you make it to the end of the grand prix, the policeman will burst like a balloon, revealing a bikini-clad "Race Queen" underneath.underneath to congratulate you.



** ''Gale Racer'', released on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn as a launch title (albeit Japan-only), was a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack, polygonal opponent car, and new rival racers. Unfortunately, [[Main/PortingDisaster this version isn't quite up to par.]] The draw distance is much shorter than the original, the loading time is jarring (especially given that each section lasts no more than 40~50 seconds or so), and there's numerous graphical glitches here and there.

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** ''Gale Racer'', released on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn as a launch title (albeit Japan-only), was a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack, polygonal opponent car, and new rival racers. Unfortunately, [[Main/PortingDisaster this version isn't quite up to par.]] The draw distance is much shorter than the original, the loading time is jarring (especially given that each section lasts no more than 40~50 seconds or so), and there's numerous graphical glitches here and there.there.
* AWinnerIsYou: If you finish first, you'll be told:
--> Dynamite !! You finished 1st.
--> You are the one and only TOP RAD !!
--> Congratulations !!


* RaceAgainstTheClock: Like many other Sega's racing games, the time is your true enemy. If it runs out, it's [[Main/GameOver game over]].
* PoliceBrutality: If you get pulled over by the police, sometimes the officer will just outright shot you through the windshield instead of slamming your engine hood (apparently the police never give tickets). This doesn't mean the instant loss though; you can resume driving after a while.
* PopGoesTheHuman: Make it to the end of the grand prix, and the policeman will burst like a balloon, revealing a bikini-clad "Race Queen" underneath.

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* RaceAgainstTheClock: Like many other Sega's racing games, the time is your true enemy. If it runs out, it's [[Main/GameOver your game over]].
is over]]; unlike ''VideoGame/OutRun'', you can do continuous plays.
* PoliceBrutality: If you get pulled over by the police, sometimes the officer will just outright shot you through the windshield instead of slamming your engine hood (apparently the police never give tickets). This doesn't mean the an instant loss though; you can resume driving after a while.
* PopGoesTheHuman: Make If you make it to the end of the grand prix, and the policeman will burst like a balloon, revealing a bikini-clad "Race Queen" underneath.

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* PopGoesTheHuman: Make it to the end of the grand prix, and the policeman will burst like a balloon, revealing a bikini-clad "Race Queen" underneath.


* PoliceBrutality: If you get pulled over by the police, sometimes the officer will just outright shot you through the windshield. This doesn't mean the instant loss though; you can resume driving after a while.

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* PoliceBrutality: If you get pulled over by the police, sometimes the officer will just outright shot you through the windshield.windshield instead of slamming your engine hood (apparently the police never give tickets). This doesn't mean the instant loss though; you can resume driving after a while.



** ''Gale Racer'', released on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn as a launch title (albeit Japan-only), was a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. Unfortunately, [[Main/PortingDisaster this version isn't quite up to par.]] The draw distance is much shorter than the original, the loading time is jarring (especially given that each section lasts no more than 40~50 seconds or so), and there're numerous graphical glitches here and there.

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** ''Gale Racer'', released on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn as a launch title (albeit Japan-only), was a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack soundtrack, polygonal opponent car, and new rival racers. Unfortunately, [[Main/PortingDisaster this version isn't quite up to par.]] The draw distance is much shorter than the original, the loading time is jarring (especially given that each section lasts no more than 40~50 seconds or so), and there're there's numerous graphical glitches here and there.

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* GratuitousEnglish:
--> NOW YOU TOOK THE TOP RAD ][[note]]This is exactly as it appears in-game.[[/note]]


''Rad Mobile'' received a couple of [[Main/UpdatedRerelease updated re-releases]]. It was followed by ''Rad Rally'' at the same year, and ''Gale Racer'' released in 1994 on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. None of these games were as remotely popular as Sega's more well-known racing games like VideoGame/OutRun and Hang-On, though, so they're mostly viewed as little more than historical interest nowadays.

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''Rad Mobile'' received a couple of [[Main/UpdatedRerelease updated re-releases]]. It was followed by ''Rad Rally'' at the same year, and ''Gale Racer'' released in 1994 on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. None Unlike ''VideoGame/OutRun'' and ''VideoGame/HangOn'', though, none of these games were as remotely popular as Sega's more well-known racing games like VideoGame/OutRun and Hang-On, though, popular, so they're mostly viewed remembered as little more than historical interest nowadays.


* TheCameo: As mentioned above, this is [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]]'s first appearance ever. ''Gale Racer'' brings a few more to the cast, including Amy Rose and Metal Sonic.

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* TheCameo: As mentioned above, this is [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]]'s first appearance ever.ever, predating [[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog1 his proper debut on Genesis]] by five months. ''Gale Racer'' brings a few more to the cast, including Amy Rose and Metal Sonic.



* PoliceBrutality: If you get pulled over by the police, sometimes the officer will just outright shot you through the windshield. This doesn't mean the instant lose though, you can resume driving after a while.

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* PoliceBrutality: If you get pulled over by the police, sometimes the officer will just outright shot you through the windshield. This doesn't mean the instant lose though, loss though; you can resume driving after a while.


* RaceAgainstTheClock: Like many other Sega's racing games, the time is your true enemy. If it runs out, it's [[Main/GameOver game over]].
* PoliceBrutality: If you get pulled over by the police, sometimes the officer will just outright shot you through the windshield. This doesn't mean the instant lose though, you can resume driving after a while.
* TitleScream



** ''Gale Racer'', released on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn as a launch title (albeit Japan-only), was a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. Unfortunately, [[Main/PortingDisaster this version isn't quite up to par.]] The draw distance is much shorter than the original, the loading time is jarring (especially given that each courses last no more than 40~50 seconds or so), and there're numerous graphical glitches here and there.

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** ''Gale Racer'', released on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn as a launch title (albeit Japan-only), was a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. Unfortunately, [[Main/PortingDisaster this version isn't quite up to par.]] The draw distance is much shorter than the original, the loading time is jarring (especially given that each courses last section lasts no more than 40~50 seconds or so), and there're numerous graphical glitches here and there.


''Rad Mobile'' received a couple of [[Main/UpdatedRerelease updated re-releases]]. It was followed by ''Rad Rally'' at the same year, and was essentially a two player version of ''Rad Mobile'', with updates on the system (minus the Sonic figurine) and providing the new tracks. It also stands as Sega's first game to use twin arcade cabinet. ''Gale Racer'', released in 1994 on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn (albeit Japan-only), is a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. None of these games were as remotely popular as Sega's more well-known racing games like VideoGame/OutRun and Hang-On, though, so they're mostly viewed as little more than historical interest nowadays.

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''Rad Mobile'' received a couple of [[Main/UpdatedRerelease updated re-releases]]. It was followed by ''Rad Rally'' at the same year, and was essentially a two player version of ''Rad Mobile'', with updates on the system (minus the Sonic figurine) and providing the new tracks. It also stands as Sega's first game to use twin arcade cabinet. ''Gale Racer'', Racer'' released in 1994 on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn (albeit Japan-only), is a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers.UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. None of these games were as remotely popular as Sega's more well-known racing games like VideoGame/OutRun and Hang-On, though, so they're mostly viewed as little more than historical interest nowadays.



* TheCameo: As mentioned above, this is [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]]'s first appearance ever. ''Gale Racer'' brings a few more in the cast, like Amy Rose and Metal Sonic.

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* TheCameo: As mentioned above, this is [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]]'s first appearance ever. ''Gale Racer'' brings a few more in to the cast, like including Amy Rose and Metal Sonic.



* UpdatedRerelease: ''Rad Rally'' and ''Gale Racer''.

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* UpdatedRerelease: ''Rad Rally'' in 1991 and ''Gale Racer''.Racer'' in 1994.
** ''Rad Rally'' was essentially a two player version of ''Rad Mobile'', applying several updates on the system (minus the Sonic figurine) and providing four standalone tracks instead of single, streamlined course in the original. It also stands as Sega's first game to use twin arcade cabinet.
** ''Gale Racer'', released on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn as a launch title (albeit Japan-only), was a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. Unfortunately, [[Main/PortingDisaster this version isn't quite up to par.]] The draw distance is much shorter than the original, the loading time is jarring (especially given that each courses last no more than 40~50 seconds or so), and there're numerous graphical glitches here and there.

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* EpicRace: What the game is all about. The intro of ''Gale Racer'' goes further into details: the legendary racer known as "The Gale Racer" opens a special tournament to choose the fastest driver and bestow his title to them.
* HostileWeather: Occasionally it'll rain in certain courses, obscuring the road and making the cornering more slippery. You have to manually turn on the windscreen wiper to secure your sight.


''Rad Mobile'' received a couple of [[Main/UpdatedRerelease updated re-releases]]. It was followed by ''Rad Rally'' at the same year, and was essentially a two player version of ''Rad Mobile'', with a few updates on the interface (minus the Sonic figurine) and providing the new tracks. It also stands as Sega's first game to use twin arcade cabinet. ''Gale Racer'', released in 1994 on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn (albeit Japan-only), is a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. None of these games were as remotely popular as Sega's more well-known racing games like VideoGame/OutRun and Hang-On, though, so they're mostly forgotten nowadays.

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''Rad Mobile'' received a couple of [[Main/UpdatedRerelease updated re-releases]]. It was followed by ''Rad Rally'' at the same year, and was essentially a two player version of ''Rad Mobile'', with a few updates on the interface system (minus the Sonic figurine) and providing the new tracks. It also stands as Sega's first game to use twin arcade cabinet. ''Gale Racer'', released in 1994 on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn (albeit Japan-only), is a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. None of these games were as remotely popular as Sega's more well-known racing games like VideoGame/OutRun and Hang-On, though, so they're mostly forgotten viewed as little more than historical interest nowadays.



* TheCameo: As mentioned above, this is [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]]'s first appearance ever.

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* TheCameo: As mentioned above, this is [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]]'s first appearance ever. ''Gale Racer'' brings a few more in the cast, like Amy Rose and Metal Sonic.


''Rad Mobile'' received a couple of [[Main/UpdatedRerelease updated re-releases]]. It was followed by ''Rad Rally'' at the same year, and was essentially a two player version of ''Rad Mobile'', with a few updates on the interface (minus the Sonic figurine) and providing the new tracks. It also stands as Sega's first game to use twin arcade cabinet. ''Gale Racer'', released in 1994 on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn (albeit Japan-only), is a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. None of these games were as remotely popular or memorable as Sega's more well-known racing games like VideoGame/OutRun and Hang-On, though, so they're mostly forgotten nowadays and only viewed as little more than a historical footnote.

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''Rad Mobile'' received a couple of [[Main/UpdatedRerelease updated re-releases]]. It was followed by ''Rad Rally'' at the same year, and was essentially a two player version of ''Rad Mobile'', with a few updates on the interface (minus the Sonic figurine) and providing the new tracks. It also stands as Sega's first game to use twin arcade cabinet. ''Gale Racer'', released in 1994 on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn (albeit Japan-only), is a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. None of these games were as remotely popular or memorable as Sega's more well-known racing games like VideoGame/OutRun and Hang-On, though, so they're mostly forgotten nowadays and only viewed as little more than a historical footnote.
nowadays.

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''[=Rad Mobile=]'' is a 1991 [[UsefulNotes/ArcadeGame arcade]] [[Main/RacingGame racing game]] by Creator/{{Sega}}. Your goal is to complete the course through the places of the United States before the timer runs out. It's also notable for being technically the debut of famed [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog]], who appears as a figurine hanging on the top.

''Rad Mobile'' received a couple of [[Main/UpdatedRerelease updated re-releases]]. It was followed by ''Rad Rally'' at the same year, and was essentially a two player version of ''Rad Mobile'', with a few updates on the interface (minus the Sonic figurine) and providing the new tracks. It also stands as Sega's first game to use twin arcade cabinet. ''Gale Racer'', released in 1994 on UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn (albeit Japan-only), is a semi-port that makes several enhancements to the original such as remixed soundtrack and new rival racers. None of these games were as remotely popular or memorable as Sega's more well-known racing games like VideoGame/OutRun and Hang-On, though, so they're mostly forgotten nowadays and only viewed as little more than a historical footnote.

!!This game provides examples of:
* TheCameo: As mentioned above, this is [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]]'s first appearance ever.
* TotallyRadical: Right on the title.
* UpdatedRerelease: ''Rad Rally'' and ''Gale Racer''.

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